47 Block Activities for Preschoolers! It’s Blocks of Fun!

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Make the most of your preschooler or toddler’s interest in blocks – wooden, Lego, and ABC – with 47 easy block activities for preschoolers!

We tend to have blocks out a lot around here.

Whether its Legos, or wooden blocks, or our ABC blocks (these are all affiliate links, thank you for your support!), we include them in a lot of the activities that we do. And what preschooler doesn’t love block play?

Blocks are kind of a staple in most households, am I right?

Blocks of Fun! 47 Block Activities for Preschoolers

Boys and girls both like blocks. They’re a lot of fun!

Turns out, kids can learn a lot from these simple toys. But, what exactly?

Childhood 101 goes into some specifics of adding literacy to the block corner, and Picklebums gives us a little insight on why block play is so important to kids.

And I’ve collected some wonderful ways to play with blocks, so we can maximize our use of these awesomely simple toys. I think the simple toys the best because they can be used the most ways?

Lots of block activities for preschoolers and even toddlers using common blocks that are found in most homes - wooden blocks, Legos, and ABC blocks.

You’ll Love These 47 Block Activities for Preschoolers

What can preschoolers do with blocks? There are nearly endless ways to play with blocks, no matter which specific types you happen to have on hand. These are just my favorite block play activities for preschoolers!

What are block activities?

Block play can be done with any type of block, or building toy you have lying around!

Blocks are a common toy for young toddlers and preschoolers to have.

Whether they’re wooden blocks, Lego or Duplo building blocks, alphabet blocks or uncommon items that you can build with that aren’t necessarily a block.

Wooden block play for preschoolers

Wooden blocks are a staple of childhood for decades, maybe even centuries! These classic toys are easy to use for tons of easy, fun activities.

Duplo block play activities for preschoolers

Playing with Lego and Duplo blocks works on fine motor skills, plus they can be adapted for literacy and math!

Find 35 uses for crayons, too! You can do way more than just color with that box of crayons!

Add learning activities to preschoolers’ block play!

Add alphabet blocks to your play centers and practice literacy skills with your child.

Building with blocks can go beyond just traditional blocks

Go beyond the standard tower and use interesting tools (shaving cream!) or go bigger with whole cities!

An ongoing collection of these and more block activities found on Pinterest: Blocks of Fun!

Find 35 uses for crayons too! You can do way more than just color with that box of crayons!

What simple toys are a staple at your house? Share your favorite ideas with us!

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